JANUARY 19 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 19 BIBLE LIFE

Jesus Christ took his time to alert his disciples about the dangers that lied ahead their group, and warned them to be prepared. However, the disciples could not understand Christ well, and neither could they make adequate preparation. Instead of fasting and praying for God’s strength to overcome their forthcoming trials, the disciples were busy fighting and competing among themselves. Jesus warned, “Let these words sink down into your ears, for the Son of Man is about to be betrayed... Read Full Post
JANUARY 18 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 18 BIBLE LIFE

An Israelite man called Achan led his family to sin against God, and their action led to the downfall of his entire nation. Israelites lost God’s presence, and they suffered terrible defeat from some less significant enemies. However, God revealed the hidden secret to Joshua and said, “Get up! Why do you lie thus on your face? Israel has sinned, and they have also transgressed my covenant which I commanded them. For they have even taken some of the accursed things, and have both stolen... Read Full Post
JANUARY 17 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 17 BIBLE LIFE

Jesus Christ emphasized the need of godly virtues and spiritual discipline as the basic requirements of God’s kingdom. Jesus said, “…If anyone desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake will save it. For what profit is it to a man if he gains the whole world, and is himself destroyed or lost? For whoever is ashamed of me and my words, of him the Son... Read Full Post
JANUARY 16 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 16 BIBLE LIFE

God instructed Israelites to use rare tactic to defeat Jericho City. They must march around the fortified walls of the city for six days in silence, and blow trumpets with great shout during their last march on the seventh day. God said to Joshua – the Israelites leader, “See! I have given Jericho into your hand, its king, and the mighty men of valor. You shall march around the city, all you men of war; you shall go all around the city once. This you shall do six days. And seven priests... Read Full Post
JANUARY 15 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 15 BIBLE LIFE

Jesus Christ authorized his disciples to preach gospel, and he backed their ministries up with signs and wonders. The scripture reported, “Then He (Jesus) called His twelve disciples together and gave them power and authority over all demons, and to cure diseases. He sent them to preach the kingdom of God and to heal the sick” (Luke 9:1-3).   Lesson: Jesus Christ is the only being in existence decorated with an unquestionable authority to bind and lose at will in any situation. God has... Read Full Post
JANUARY 14 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 14 BIBLE LIFE

God appointed Joshua as Israelites’ leader, and encouraged him to be courageous for his task. He promised to help him possess the land that his has promised his people. God said to Joshua, “Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given you, as I said to Moses. From the wilderness and this Lebanon as far as the great river, the River Euphrates, all the land of the Hittites, and to the Great Sea toward the going down of the sun, shall be your territory. No man... Read Full Post
JANUARY 13 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 13 BIBLE LIFE

A woman who suffered persistent sickness for twelve years was adamant to receive her healing, and she got it! She decided to violate Jewish tradition and touched Jesus Christ’s cloth to receive her healing. Her sickness immediately vanished the moment she took the step of faith. The scripture recorded, “…So it was, when Jesus returned, that the multitude welcomed Him, for they were all waiting for Him. And behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue. And... Read Full Post
JANUARY 12 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 12 BIBLE LIFE

Moses the servant of God, wrapped-up his leadership duties among Israelites and he bided them farewell. He counseled and prayed for the people to prosper in the land that God has promised them. Moses called out each tribe of Israel and proclaimed his blessings on them as said, “Let Reuben live, and not die, Nor let his men be few.” And this he said of Judah: “Hear, Lord, the voice of Judah, and bring him to his people; Let his hands be sufficient for him, and may you be a help against his... Read Full Post
JANUARY 11 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 11 BIBLE LIFE

All miracles performed by Jesus Christ, as recorded in the scriptures, are extraordinary: He raised dead persons to live; he healed sick people, and he also fed thousands of people with few breads and few fishes. However, Christ also performed some other unimaginable miracles that even busted his disciples’s mind: Jesus spoke to wind and storms, and they obeyed to him. Bible reported one of the rare moments as written, “Now it happened, on a certain day, that He got into a boat with His... Read Full Post
JANUARY 10 BIBLE LIFE

JANUARY 10 BIBLE LIFE

God warned Israelites to honor his laws and obey them; the people will prosper if they obey, but they will suffer terrible consequences if they disobey. God stated if Israelites disobey his laws, they would become subjected and be ruled by their enemies who would take them captive and scatter them around the world. Jehovah also provided a pathway for Israelites’ restoration if they later repent from their sins. God said he would forgive their sins; lead them out of captivity, and... Read Full Post